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SADDLEBACK

Saddleback’s
Illustrated ClassicsTM

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Saddleback eBook

DICKENS

Three Watson
Irvine, CA 92618-2767
Website: www.sdlback.com

Saddleback’s Illustrated Classics™

Three Watson
Irvine, CA 92618-2767
Website: www.sdlback.com
Copyright © 2006 by Saddleback Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this
book may be reproduced in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical,
including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval
system, without the written permission of the publisher.

ISBN 1-56254-896-4

One way is by reading the words a character says. This series will help you to develop confidence and a sense of accomplishment as you finish each novel. In addition.Welcome to Saddleback’s Illustrated Classics™ We are proud to welcome you to Saddleback’s Illustrated Classics™. Saddleback’s Illustrated Classics™ was designed specifically for the classroom to introduce readers to many of the great classics in literature. you learn what happens in the story in a number of different ways. written and adapted by teachers and researchers. The artist can tell you what kind of person a character is and what he or she is thinking or feeling. Another way is by looking at the drawings of the character. The stories in Saddleback’s Illustrated Classics™ are fun to read. has been edited using the Dale-Chall vocabulary system. and adventure of the original books. And remember. much time and effort has been spent to ensure that these high-interest stories retain all of the excitement. Each text. intrigue. fun motivates! . With these graphically Illustrated Classics™.

You will learn how to: • Establish a purpose for reading • Use prior knowledge • Evaluate your reading • Listen to the language as it is written • Extend literary and language appreciation through discussion and writing activities Reading is one of the most important skills you will ever learn. By reading the Illustrated Classics™. It provides the key to all kinds of information. while teaching essential skills.Overview Everyone deserves to read the best literature our language has to offer. you will develop confidence and the self-satisfaction that comes from accomplishment— a solid foundation for any reader. Saddleback’s Illustrated Classics™ was designed to acquaint readers with the most famous stories from the world’s greatest authors. .

2. introducing more difficult vocabulary words. Read-along while listening to the audio presentation. we suggest that you follow these steps: 1. To maximize your use of the learning activities provided. Reading Activities. (At this time. . Post-reading Activities. the pre-reading activities in the Activity Book prepare you for reading the story by setting the scene.) 4. 3. Now answer the multiple-choice questions and other activities in the Activity Book. You have successfully read the story and listened to the audio presentation. Listen! We suggest that you listen to the read-along.) You will enjoy this wonderfully dramatized presentation. Pre-reading Activities. please ignore the beeps. (This time pay attention to the beeps.Step-By-Step The following is a simple guide to using and enjoying each of your Illustrated Classics™. After listening to the audio presentation. which directs you to make a list of story-related facts. and providing some short exercises. Now turn to the “While you are reading” portion of the Activity Book. as they indicate when each page should be turned.

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